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Rolfs, M. & Schweitzer, R. (2022). Coupling perception to action through incidental sensory consequences of motor behavior. Nature Reviews Psychology, in press.


Yao, B., Rolfs, M., McLaughlin, C., Isenstein, E.L., Guillory, S.B., Grosman, H., Kashy, D.A., Foss-Feig, J.H., & Thakkar, K.N. (2021). Oculomotor corollary discharge signaling is related to repetitive behavior in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Vision, 21(8):9, 1-20. [pdf]

Heuer, A. & Rolfs, M. (2021). A direct comparison of attentional orienting to spatial and temporal positions in visual working memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review , in press. [pdf]

Schweitzer, R. & Rolfs, M. (2021). Intra-saccadic motion streaks jump-start gaze correction. Science Advances, 7, 30:eabf2218, 1-14. [pdf] [media & peer commentary]

Schweitzer, R. & Rolfs, M. (2021). Definition, modeling and detection of saccades in the face of post-saccadic oscillations. In: Eye-tracking: background, methods and applications (ed. S. Stuart). SpringerNature Neuromethods. [preprint]

Rolfs, M. & Ohl, S. (2021). Moving fast and seeing slow? The visual consequences of vigorous movement. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e131. [link] [pdf]

Shurygina, O., Pooresmaeili, A. & Rolfs, M. (2021). Pre-saccadic attention spreads to stimuli forming a perceptual group with the saccade target, Cortex, 140, 179-198. [pdf]

Kroell, L. M. & Rolfs, M. (2021). The peripheral sensitivity profile at the saccade target reshapes during saccade preparation, Cortex, 139, 12-26. [pdf]

Heuer, A. & Rolfs, M. (2021). Incidental encoding of visual information in temporal reference frames in working memory. Cognition, 207:104526, 1-9. [pdf]


Kroell, L. M. & Rolfs, M. (2020). Book review of "van der Stigchel, S. How Attention Works", Perception, 49(7), 796-797. [pdf]

Heuer, A., Ohl, S., & Rolfs, M. (2020). Memory for action: A functional view of selection in visual working memory. Visual Cognition, 28(5-8), 388-400. [pdf]

Schweitzer, R. & Rolfs, M. (2020). Intra-saccadic motion streaks as cues to linking object locations across saccades. Journal of Vision, 20(4):17, 1-24. [pdf]

Schweitzer, R. & Rolfs, M. (2020). An adaptive algorithm for fast and reliable online saccade detection. Behavior Research Methods, 52, 1122-1139. [pdf]

Ohl, S. & Rolfs, M. (2020). Bold moves: Inevitable saccadic selection in visual short-term memory. Journal of Vision, 20(2):11, 1-14. [pdf]

Valsecchi, M., Cassanello, C. R., Herwig, A., Rolfs, M., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2020). A comparison of the temporal and spatial properties of trans-saccadic perceptual re-calibration and saccadic adaptation. Journal of Vision, 20(4):2, 1-15. [pdf]


Cassanello, C. R., Ostendorf, F., & Rolfs, M. (2019). A generative learning model for saccade adaptation. PLoS Computational Biology, 15(8), e1006695. [pdf]

Schweitzer, R., Watson, T.L., Watson, J., & Rolfs, M. (2019). The joy of retinal painting: A build-it-yourself device for intrasaccadic presentations. Perception, 48, 1020-1025. [pdf]

Kwon, S., Rolfs, M., Mitchel, J. F. (2019). Pre-saccadic motion integration drives a predictive post-saccadic following response. Journal of Vision, 19(11):12, 1-19. [pdf]

Thakkar, K.N. & Rolfs, M. (2019). Disrupted corollary discharge in schizophrenia: evidence from the oculomotor system. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 4, 773-781. [pdf]

Yao, B., Neggers, S.F.W., Rolfs, M., Rösler, L., Thompson, I.A., Hopman, H.J., Ghermezi, L., Kahn, R.S., & Thakkar, K.N. (2019). Structural thalamofrontal hypoconnectivity is related to oculomotor corollary discharge dysfunction in schizophrenia. Journal of Neuroscience, 39(11), 2102-2113. [pdf]


Rolfs, M., Murray-Smith, N., & Carrasco, M. (2018). Perceptual learning while preparing saccades. Vision Research, 152, 126-138. [pdf]

Ohl, S. & Rolfs, M. (2018). Saccadic selection of stabilized items in visuospatial working memory. Consciousness and Cognition, 64, 32-44. [pdf]

van Heusden, E., Rolfs, M., Cavanagh, P., & Hogendoorn, H. (2018). Motion extrapolation for eye movements predicts perceived motion-induced position shifts. Journal of Neuroscience, 38, 8243-8250. [pdf] [media & peer commentary]

Balsdon, T., Schweitzer, R., Watson, T. L., & Rolfs, M. (2018). All is not lost: Post-saccadic contributions to the perceptual omission of intra-saccadic streaks. Consciousness and Cognition, 64, 19-31. [pdf] [media & peer commentary]


Ohl, S., Kuper, C., & Rolfs, M. (2017). Selective enhancement of orientation tuning before saccades. Journal of Vision, 17(13):2, 1-11. [pdf]

Kalogeropoulou, Z. & Rolfs, M. (2017). Saccadic eye movements do not disrupt the deployment of feature-based attention. Journal of Vision, 17(8):4, 1-15. [pdf]

Ohl, S. & Rolfs, M. (2017). Saccadic eye movements impose a natural bottleneck on visual short-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 43, 736-748. [pdf]

Ohl, S. & Rolfs, M. (2017). Chances and challenges for an active visual search perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e150. [pdf]

Thakkar, K.N., Diwadkar, V.A., & Rolfs, M. (2017). Oculomotor prediction: a window into the psychotic mind. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21, 344-356. [pdf]

Kalogeropoulou, Z., Jagadeesh, A.V., Ohl, S., & Rolfs, M. (2017). Setting and changing feature priorities in Visual Short-Term Memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24, 453-458. [pdf] [media & peer commentary]


Rolfs, M. (2016). Seeing causality with the motor system? Current Biology, 26, R1183-R1185. [pdf]

Rolfs, M. & Dambacher, M. (2016). What draws the line between perception and cognition? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, e257. [pdf]

Rolfs, M.* & Szinte, M.* (2016). Remapping attention pointers: Linking physiology and behavior. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20, 399-401. [pdf] (*authors contributed equally)

White, A. & Rolfs, M. (2016). Oculomotor inhibition covaries with conscious detection. Journal of Neurophysiology, 116, 1507-1521. [pdf]

Cassanello, C.R., Ohl, S., & Rolfs, M. (2016). Saccadic adaptation to a systematically varying disturbance. Journal of Neurophysiology, 116, 336-350. [pdf]

Szinte, M., Jonikaitis, D., Rolfs, M., Cavanagh, P., & Deubel, H (2016). Presaccadic motion integration between current and future retinal locations of attended objects. Journal of Neurophysiology, 116, 1592-1602. [pdf]


Rolfs, M. (2015). Attention in active vision: A perspective on perceptual continuity across saccades. Perception, 44, 900-919. [pdf]

Rösler, L., Rolfs, M., van der Stigchel, S., Neggers, S. F. W., Cahn, W., Kahn, R. S., & Thakkar, K. N. (2015). Failure to use corollary discharge to remap visual target locations is associated with psychotic symptom severity in schizophrenia. Journal of Neurophysiology, 114, 1129-1136. [pdf]

White, A.L., Rolfs, M., & Carrasco, M. (2015). Stimulus competition mediates the joint effects of spatial and feature-based attention. Journal of Vision, 15(14):7, 1-21. [pdf]

Szinte, M., Carrasco, M., Cavanagh, P., & Rolfs, M. (2015). Attentional tradeoffs maintain the tracking of moving objects across saccades. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113, 2220-2231. [pdf] [media & peer commentary]


Rolfs, M., Lawrence, B., & Carrasco, M. (2013). Reach preparation enhances visual performance and appearance. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368, 20130057. [pdf]

Rolfs, M., Dambacher, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2013). Visual adaptation of the perception of causality. Current Biology, 23, 250-254. [pdf]

White, A.L., Rolfs, M., & Carrasco, M. (2013). Adaptive deployment of spatial and feature-based attention before saccades. Vision Research, 85, 26-35. [pdf]

Jonikaitis, D., Szinte, M., Rolfs, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2013). Allocation of attention across saccades. Journal of Neurophysiology, 109, 1425-1434. [pdf]


Rolfs, M. & Carrasco, M. (2012). Rapid simultaneous enhancement of visual sensitivity and perceived contrast during saccade preparation. Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 13744-13752. [pdf]


Rolfs, M., Jonikaitis, D., Deubel, H., & Cavanagh, P. (2011). Predictive remapping of attention across eye movements. Nature Neuroscience, 14, 252-256. [pdf] [recommended by Faculty of 1000] [media & peer commentary]

Rolfs, M. & Ohl, S. (2011). Visual suppression in the superior colliculus around the time of microsaccades. Journal of Neurophysiology, 105, 1-3. [pdf]


Rolfs, M., Knapen, T., & Cavanagh, P. (2010). Global saccadic adaptation. Vision Research, 50, 1882-1890. [pdf]

Knapen, T., Rolfs, M., Wexler, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2010). The reference frame of the tilt aftereffect. Journal of Vision, 10(1):8, 1-13. [pdf]

Laubrock, J., Kliegl, R., Rolfs, M., & Engbert, R. (2010). When do microsaccades follow spatial attention? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72, 683-694. [pdf]

Cavanagh, P., Hunt, A. R., Afraz, A., & Rolfs, M. (2010). Visual stability based on remapping of attention pointers. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 147-153. [pdf] [peer commentary]

Cavanagh, P., Hunt, A. R., Afraz, A., & Rolfs, M. (2010). Attention Pointers: Response to Mayo and Sommer. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 390-391. [pdf]

Cavanagh, P., Hunt, A. R., Afraz, A., & Rolfs, M. (2010). Attentional Pointers: Response to Melcher. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 474-475. [pdf]


Rolfs, M. (2009). Microsaccades: Small steps on a long way. Vision Research, 49, 2415-2441. [pdf]

Rolfs, M. (2009). A neural mechanism for fixation instability. Science. (E Letter, 2 Jun 2009), [pdf] [peer commentary]

Collins, T.*, Rolfs, M.*, Deubel, H., & Cavanagh, P. (2009). Post-saccadic location judgments reveal remapping of saccade targets to non-foveal locations. Journal of Vision, 9(5):29, 1-9. [pdf] (*authors contributed equally)

Knapen, T., Rolfs, M., & Cavanagh, P. (2009). The reference frame of the motion aftereffect is retinotopic. Journal of Vision, 9(5):16, 1-6. [pdf]

Dambacher, M., Rolfs, M., Göllner, K., Kliegl, R., & Jacobs, A. (2009). Event-related potentials reveal rapid verification of predicted visual input. PLoS One, 4(3), e5047. [pdf]

Kliegl, R., Rolfs, M., Laubrock, J., & Engbert, R. (2009). Microsaccadic modulation of response times in spatial attention tasks. Psychological Research, 73, 136-146. [pdf]


Rolfs, M., Kliegl, R., & Engbert, R. (2008). Towards a model of microsaccade generation: The case of microsaccadic inhibition. Journal of Vision, 8(11):5, 1-23. [pdf]

Rolfs, M., Laubrock, J., & Kliegl, R. (2008). Microsaccade-induced prolongation of saccadic latencies depends on microsaccade amplitude. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 1(3):1, 1-8. [pdf]

Kinder, A., Rolfs, M., & Kliegl, R. (2008). Sequence learning at optimal stimulus-response mapping: Evidence from a serial reaction time task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 203-209. [pdf]

Thiel, M., Romano, M. C., Kurths, J., Rolfs, M., & Kliegl, R. (2008). Generating surrogates from recurrences. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 366, 545-557. [pdf]


Rolfs, M. & Vitu, F. (2007). On the limited role of target onset in the gap task: Support for the motor-preparation hypothesis. Journal of Vision, 7(10):7, 1-20. [pdf]

Laubrock, J., Engbert, R., Rolfs, M., & Kliegl, R. (2007). Microsaccades are an index of covert attention: Commentary on Horowitz, Fine, Fencsik, Yurgenson, and Wolfe (2007). Psychological Science, 18, 364-366. [pdf] [peer commentary]


Rolfs, M., Laubrock, J., & Kliegl, R. (2006). Shortening and prolongation of saccade latencies following microsaccades. Experimental Brain Research, 169, 369-376. [pdf]

Romano, M. C., Thiel, M., Kurths, J., Rolfs, M., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2006). Synchronization analysis and recurrence in complex systems. In B. Schelter, M. Winterhalder, & J. Timmer (Eds.). Handbook of Time Series Analysis. Berlin: Wiley-VCH. [pdf]

Thiel, M., Romano, M. C., Kurths, J., Rolfs, M., & Kliegl, R. (2006). Twin surrogates to test for complex synchronization. Europhysics Letters, 75, 535-541. [pdf]


Rolfs, M., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2005). Crossmodal coupling of oculomotor control and spatial attention in vision and audition. Experimental Brain Research, 166, 427-439. [pdf]


Rolfs, M., Engbert, R., & Kliegl, R. (2004). Microsaccade orientation supports attentional enhancement opposite to a peripheral cue. Psychological Science, 15, 705-707. [pdf] [peer commentary]

Kliegl, R., Grabner, E., Rolfs, M., & Engbert, R. (2004). Length, frequency, and predictability effects of words on eye movements in reading. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 16, 262-284. [pdf]